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Large square shawl of striped silk, reddish purple, yellow, white, and black predominating, woven in stripes in exactly the same manner as the so-called "Roman Sashes"; all four edges finished with a narrow hem and knotted fringe in same colors as woven stripes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.

Italian, Second half 19th century

Object Place

Rome, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts